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Anthony is a fearless advocate practising in public law, human rights, and equality law with a particular focus on cases involving immigration, deprivation of liberty and human trafficking. His cases frequently involve complex issues of law and fact, and he is accustomed to formulating legal strategies across multiple proceedings, including judicial review, civil claims, statutory tribunals, crime, extradition, international bodies and foreign courts. He is often instructed as sole counsel or leading junior, and is also happy to be led. He has conducted oral advocacy before courts of all levels, including the Supreme Court. He has been involved in proceedings before the Strasbourg Court, as well as international work before regional human rights bodies. Anthony is on the Equality and Human Rights Commission panel of specialist counsel, and is ranked as a leading junior by Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500 in immigration, civil liberties & human rights, and Administrative and public law.

What the directories say

"He is an exceptional junior who is highly effective at bringing complex policy challenges, due to his meticulous preparation of cases and the breadth of his knowledge in human rights law." - Chambers and Partners 2023

"His advocacy is crisp and does not waste time: not overly florid, but focussed and precise. His preparation is excellent, showing a mastery of detail." - Legal 500 2023

“A leader in the field, outstanding...” - Legal 500 2022

“He has the remarkable ability to think outside the box and fight where many others would accept defeat… A very bright barrister who marshals materials very quickly and is very detailed and thorough." - Chambers and Partners 2022

"He understands his practice area inside out. You always know he will prepare a case to the highest possible standard and give pragmatic advice." - Chambers and Partners 2021

“He is very efficient, has a very good tactical sense and is experienced in dealing with national security crossover cases. He has very good judgement and his drafting is excellent.”  - Chambers and Partners 2021

“Technically excellent, great rapport with clients, leaves no stone unturned.” - Legal 500 2021